The group visited the museum of National Wine Agency in Tbilisi, where presentation about Georgian wine culture was held. The students visited Georgian wine-making companies, learnt qvevri technology and tasted different Georgian wines.
The Head of National Wine Agency, Giorgi Samanishvili says that this is the second visit of OIV masters in Georgia.
“The OIV, which has the head office in Paris, has mastering program and the students learn wine-making fields of various countries. Georgia has been in this program for two years now, and the representatives of the organization learn wine-making and viticulture field with its traditions, culture and uniqueness on the place,” he added.
Georgia’s National Wine Agency reports that the students were impressed by qvevri winemaking technology. The group member Sandra Combat said that the visit exceeded all the expectations. “Georgian wine history, traditions, qvevri wine, Georgian people's hospitality, culture and Georgian singing were especially interesting for us,” she added.
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